Editorials

Change in election law will hurt Hamtramck voters

It’s not often we talk about issues outside of Hamtramck. But recently Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed into law two very bad pieces of election law that…

With a new year, it’s time for a new beginning in city hall

It’s a new year and already we are off to a rocky start, politically speaking. City Councilmember Anam Miah distributed an open letter to the community making scathing…

News

School board declares Boardmember Huda’s seat is vacant

School board declares Boardmember Huda’s seat is vacant

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck School Boardmember Mohammad Huda’s residency status finally caught up with…

City tackles first snow clearing on its own

City tackles first snow clearing on its own

  By Charles Sercombe The city was able to test out its new snowplowing strategy…

‘Story of the Year’ is about the spirit of Hamtramck and its residents

‘Story of the Year’ is about the spirit of Hamtramck and its residents

  By Charles Sercombe Please excuse our tardiness. Normally when we announce our Story of…

A new year, a new era

A new year, a new era

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck ushered in a new political era last Sunday afternoon. Three…

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Business

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

Sign up for a DDA grant

By Charles Sercombe Attention business owners, here’s a deal for you. If your business sign is old, out of date, or just needs a new image, the Hamtramck…

In its 95th year, Kowalski Sausage has plenty to celebrate about

In its 95th year, Kowalski Sausage has plenty to celebrate about

  By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Hammered back into shape, bullet holes removed, and outlined anew with neon piping, the unmistakable sausage-shaped Kowalski sign will once…

News

City manager responds to councilmember’s letter …12/31/15

We asked City Manager Katrina Powell to respond to an open letter recently submitted by Councilmember Anam Miah. Miah took issue with how Powell appointed the new…

Features

Recreation Department will host another fireworks show

Recreation Department will host another fireworks show

    By Charles Sercombe A fireworks show will once again return to Hamtramck. But it’s not going to be this July Fourth weekend. Instead, the Hamtramck…

Editorials

A fitting tribute to a man who dedicated his life to Hamtramck

History will likely be kind to former Mayor Robert Kozaren. He was the city’s longest serving mayor, having been in office for 18 years, and he is…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…